1. TWiV 200: Threading the NEIDL


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    Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Elke Mühlberger, Paul Duprex, and Ron Corley Vincent, Alan, and Rich celebrate the 200th episode of TWiV by visiting the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University Medical Center, where they meet with Elke, Paul, and Ron to talk about building and working in a BSL4 facility. Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes, at the Zune Marketplace, by the RSS feed, by email, or listen on your mobile device with the Microbeworld app. Links for this episode: The NEIDL - http://www.bu.edu/neidl/ NEIDL goes public (BU Today) - http://www.bu.edu/today/2012/neidl-goes-public/ Biosafety levels (Wikipedia) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosafety_level Select agents (Wikipedia) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Select_agent NEIDL stalled (Boston Business J) - http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/print-edition/2012/01/13/menino-touts-economic-impact-of-lab.html?page=all TWiV on Facebook - http://facebook.com/thisweekinvirology Letters read on TWiV 200 - http://www.microbeworld.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1278 Behind the scenes at TWiV 200 - http://www.virology.ws/2012/09/23/behind-the-scenes-twiv-200-at-the-neidl/ Weekly Science Picks Alan - Dance your Ph.D. - http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/04/announcing-dance-your-phd-2012.html Rich - Angel of Death by Gareth Williams - http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0230302319 Vincent - Why herpesvirus is good for you (Virgin lab) - http://pathology.wustl.edu/labs/virgin/ Listener Pick of the Week Luis - VBORNET maps - http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/activities/diseaseprogrammes/emerging_and_vector_borne_diseases/Pages/VBORNET_maps.aspx Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv , or call them in to 908-312-0760. You can also post articles that you would like us to discuss at microbeworld.org (http://www.microbeworld.org) and tag them with twiv.

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    • State of Tomorrow: Explore the Series


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      Every day, universities across Texas are generating new ideas and creating technologies that make our communities safer, stronger, healthier and more prosperous. In this special 30-minute segment of State of Tomorrow™, you’ll discover what researchers are doing to protect us against natural and manmade viruses. You’ll meet real-world heroes who are developing new treatments for cancer, heart disease and the effects of aging. You’ll learn what higher education is doing to secure a bright future for our state and nation. And, you’ll see why this exceptional documentary series was awarded five Lone Star EMMY® awards. To learn more go to http://stateoftomorrow.com Vimeo channel: http://vimeo.com/channels/stateoftomorrow

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      • Biosafety Level 4


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        Discover a high-stakes health and medical detective story with wily antagonists like West Nile virus and Ebola in Biosafety Level 4. Researchers at UT Medical Branch in Galveston are committed to protecting our cities and states from rapidly mutating viruses that come from nature — or human design. http://stateoftomorrow.com Watch and extended interview with Dr. CJ Peters: http://vimeo.com/3580260 Watch and extended interview with Dr. Stanley M. Lemon: http://vimeo.com/3579952 Learn more at http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/biosafety/ Special Thanks: BSL4 Lab The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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        • C.J. Peters: Wake Up Call


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          At The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. C.J. Peters and his team work in a maximum-security Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) lab to help our state and world respond to a destructive viral outbreak. Watch the TV series segment featuring Dr. CJ Peters: http://vimeo.com/3763308 Learn more at: http://stateoftomorrow.com/stories/biosafety/peters.htm

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